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O'Brian, Patrick 1914-2000

Overview
Works: 515 works in 3,283 publications in 12 languages and 108,694 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Naval history  Sea stories  History  Drama  Historical fiction  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Manuscripts  War films 
Roles: Author, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Contributor, Creator, Other, Performer
Classifications: PR6029.B55, 823.914
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Master and commander by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

84 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 4,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin form a friendship in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars. Life aboard a man-of-war in Nelson's navy is described
The hundred days by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

42 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the high seas, Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy and his co-adventurer, Dr. Stephen Maturin, chase a shipment of gold destined for Napoleon. The emperor has escaped from Elba and the gold would enable him to raise more troops
The far side of the world by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

73 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The War of 1812 continues, and Jack Aubrey sets for Cape Horn on a mission after his own heart: intercepting a powerful American frigate outward bound to play havoc with the British whaling trade. Stephen Maturin has fish of his own to fry in the world of secret intelligence
Post captain by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

64 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the continuation of Jack Aubrey's life as the Peace of Amiens docks the Commander onshore, to France, and back to sea
Blue at the mizzen by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 2,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Royal Navy warship is dispatched to the Pacific to help Chile fight for its independence from Spain. Twentieth volume in a series featuring Captain Jack Aubery and ship's doctor Stephen Maturin
H.M.S. Surprise by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

68 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 2,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aubrey is on the defensive against an enemy with overwhelming local superiority, but somewhere in the Indian Ocean lies the ships sent by Napoleon to attack the China Fleet, a prize that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams
The commodore by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

41 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 18th Century heroes, Captain Jack Aubrey and Dr. Stephen Maturin of the Royal Navy, are sent to the fever-ridden Gulf of Guinea to disrupt the slave trade. But their ultimate destination is Ireland where the French are mounting an invasion, a mission that will test Aubrey's seamanship and Maturin's talents as a secret agent. By the author of The Wine-Dark Sea
The Mauritius command by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

64 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Napoleonic wars, British naval captain Jack Aubrey, charged with capturing the French islands of Reunion and Mauritius, must first cope with his fellow commanders
Desolation island by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

78 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin sail to Australia with a hold full of convicts, including a dangerous spy, while the crew is decimated by disease and their ship, the "Leopard," is pursued by a Dutch man-of-war
Master and Commander : The Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

53 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Napoleonic Wars, a British frigate, the HMS Surprise, and the larger French warship, Acheron, stalk each other off of the coast of South America. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after the first devastating battle and an apparent personal vendetta against the French captain. The ship's surgeon balances the violence of his chosen life with the quiet demeanor of the scientist. He is the captain's friend and confidant, the two frequently playing violin and cello duets together
The letter of Marque by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

55 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Letter of Marque continues the saga of Jack Aubrey, brilliant yet disgraced officer, and Stephan Maturin, ship's surgeon and British intelligence operator. Together they sail on a desperate mission against the French, which, if successful, may redeem Aubrey from the private hell of his disgrace
The yellow admiral by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing saga of the Royal Navy's Captain Jack Aubrey, now being sued by slaveholders for the ships he confiscated off Africa. At the same his wife is after him for his affair with a mistress. Things improve when he goes to sea to fight the French and captures a ship with gold
The fortune of war by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

72 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Aubrey, commander of the best-armed frigate in the Royal Navy, leaves the Dutch East Indies to return to England in a dispatch vessel, but the outbreak of the War of 1812 delays his journey and draws him into bloody battle
The wine-dark sea by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

42 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 2,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1st American ed
The surgeon's mate by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

65 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin are on their way home to report their latest victory to the government, they are menaced by those out to capture Maturin for his actions against the French intelligence network in the New World
The thirteen-gun salute by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

46 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy and Stephen Maturin, ships surgeon and intelligence agent, return to set sail for the South China Sea on a diplomatic mission intended to prevent links between Bonaparte and the Malay Princes
Treason's harbour by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

52 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ship's doctor Stephen Maturin, a British intelligence agent, stands as the sole bulwark against the sabotage of his friend Captain Jack Aubrey's mission in Malta
The Ionian mission by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

45 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin return to the seas where they first sailed as shipmates. But Jack is now a senior Captain commanding a line-of-battle ship, and this is a longer, harder war than the dashing frigate actions of his early days
The reverse of the medal by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

53 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jack Aubrey makes some bad investments which involve him with the London underworld, he must rely on Stephen Maturin, an intelligence officer on his ship, to get him out of trouble
The truelove by Patrick O'Brian( Book )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dispatched with his ship, the Surprise, to restore order after an attack on a British whaler in Tonga, Captain Aubrey discovers Clarissa Harvill, an escaped female convict, stowed away in the cable-tier. Reprint
 
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Master and commander
Alternative Names

controlled identityRuss, Richard Patrick, 1914-2000

O'Brian, Patrick

O'Brian, Patrick, 1914

O'Brian, Patrik

O'Brien, Patrick 1914-2000

Patrick O’Brian britischer Schriftsteller

Patrick O'Brian Brits auteur

Patrick O'Brian écrivain britannique

Patrick O'Brian scrittore, saggista e traduttore britannico

Russ, R.P., 1914-2000

Russ, Richard Patrick.

Russ, Richard Patrick 1914-2000

Патрик О’Брайан

باتريك أوبريان، 1914-2000

러스, 리처드 패트릭 1914-2000

오브라이언, 패트릭 1914-2000

패트릭 오브라이언

オブライアン, パトリック

パトリック・オブライアン

帕特里克·奥布莱恩

派屈克·奧布萊恩

Languages
English (1,002)

Spanish (62)

French (49)

Polish (11)

Swedish (7)

Italian (7)

Portuguese (2)

Dutch (2)

German (1)

Chinese (1)

Russian (1)

Korean (1)

Covers
The hundred daysThe far side of the worldPost captainBlue at the mizzenH.M.S. SurpriseThe commodoreThe Mauritius commandDesolation island